MEET THE RECRUITS

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 9:10 AM

The Perth Football Club is delighted to introduce our new players for 2021 and beyond. 

Joshua Smith

Age: 26

Height: 181cm

Weight: 76kg

Position: Outside mid/halfback

Recruited from: Collingwood/West Coast Eagles

Having started his AFL career with Collingwood, playing 32games, Josh was drafted to WCE in 2018. After the 1 season with West Coast Eagles he returned home to Victoria. We are very excited by the prospect of Josh returning to the WAFL and playing with the Perth Foorball Club. An elite runner and user of the ball, he is a great acquisition to our midfield.


Doulton Langlands

Age: 21

Height: 188cm

Weight: 83kg

Position: Inside Midfielder

Recruited from: St Kilda

Perth Football Club welcomes Doulton from St Patricks FC in Albury, same hometown as Kristian Cary. Doulton was recruited to St Kilda in 2018 rookie draft. Doulton strengths are his ball winning ability around clearances and his power running. These qualities will be very valuable on the larger grounds in the WAFL and we look forward to his impact on the competition.


Cameron Loersch

Age: 25

Height: 203cm

Weight: 99kg

Position: Forward / Ruck

Recruited from: East Fremantle

Cameron has been recruited to play as a key forward with some time in the ruck. Originally from the Peel Thunder Football Club, Loersch switched to South Fremantle to play colts in 2014. Loersch was drafted to the Gold Coast Suns with pick 53 in the 2015 Rookie Draft, before returning to WA in 2018 to play for the East Fremantle Football Club winning the leading goal kicker award in that season.


Oscar Bird

Age: 19

Heifght: 192cm

Weight: 85kg

Position: Forward/ Wing

Recruited from: North Shore Bombers Sydney

Oscar arrives at the Perth Football Club after spending last 5 years in the Sydney Swans Football Academy. He first came under notice earlier this year kicking five goals in a Sydney Swans Intraclub game. Oscar is athletic and will adjust well to the bigger grounds in WA.


Jordon Reid

Age: 21

Height: 195cm

Weight: 90kg

Position: Key Position/Ruck

Recruited from: Claremont

Originally from Mt Barker Jordon has spent the past three seasons at Claremont playing Colts and Reserves Football. He brings great flexibility to the Perth Demons being able to play key position at both ends, as well as Ruck.

 

Jye Clark

Age: 19

Height: 180cm

Weight: 78kg

Position: Midfielder

Recruited from: Claremont.

Clark joins Perth Football Club from the Claremont Tigers.  He played in the 2019 Claremont Colts Premiership and was named in the team of the year.  In 2019 Clark finished 4th in the Jack Clarke Medal (WAFL Colts) after only playing twelve games due to breaking his wrist. A versatile player who can play back mid-field or forward.

 

Corey Hitchcock

Age: 21

Height: 181cm

Weight: 78kg

Position: Forward

Recruited from: Claremont.

Originally from the North Albany Football Club, Hitchcock arrives at Mineral Resources Park from the Claremont Football Club. A versatile player who can play across half back and through the mid-field, it is Hitchcock’s ability to kick goals that attracted him to the Demons.  Hitchcock played in the 2019 and 2020 Reserves Grand Finals for the Tigers. He has a penetrating kick and his biggest haul came in the 2019 Reserves Second Semi Final when he booted 7 majors.